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dilatation of the membranous labrinth of the inner ear, thought to be due to impaired absorption of endolymph in the endolymphatic sac. It is the pathologic finding in Ménière disease. See: Ménière disease.
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endolymphatic hydrops(1) Ménière disease, see there.
(2) A term loosely applied to accumulation of fluids in the membranous labyrinth seen in Ménière disease.
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endolymphatic hydropsMénière's disease, see there.
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Ménière,Prosper, French physician, 1799-1862.
Ménière disease - characterized by vertigo, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and progressive deafness due to swelling of the endolymphatic duct. Synonym(s): auditory vertigo; endolymphatic hydrops; labyrinthine vertigo; Ménière syndrome
Ménière syndrome - Synonym(s): Ménière disease
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